The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 155 150 159
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 16 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +193.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £34,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2971 2541 2409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 80.54% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1654 1635
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Glasgow -3 7 £62,500 -3.84%
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) CISSP
3 11 (42.31%) Network Security
4 9 (34.62%) Publishing
5 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
5 8 (30.77%) Supplier Management
6 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) SIEM
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Banking
8 4 (15.38%) GCIA
8 4 (15.38%) GSEC
8 4 (15.38%) GCIH
8 4 (15.38%) CISM
8 4 (15.38%) Advertising
8 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 4 (15.38%) Firewall
8 4 (15.38%) UNIX
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) LDAP
8 4 (15.38%) FTP
8 4 (15.38%) HTTP
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) SSH
8 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
2 4 (15.38%) LDAP
2 4 (15.38%) FTP
2 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) SSH
2 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Publishing
3 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
4 5 (19.23%) Banking
5 4 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Security Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) IT Security Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Security Architect
5 5 (19.23%) Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Information Manager
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (11.54%) Information Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Information Security Specialist
9 1 (3.85%) Lead Security Consultant
9 1 (3.85%) Information Specialist
9 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Consultant
9 1 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 8 (30.77%) Supplier Management
3 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (7.69%) BCP
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.85%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) CISSP
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) CISM
3 4 (15.38%) GCIA
3 4 (15.38%) GSEC
3 4 (15.38%) GCIH
3 4 (15.38%) GWAPT
3 4 (15.38%) GPEN
3 4 (15.38%) OSCP
3 4 (15.38%) OSCE
4 1 (3.85%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
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